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Giovanni and the Water Ballet

November 17, 2014 ,

Giovanni (10) has a dream: he wants to compete in the Dutch Synchronized Swimming Championships. Because his chosen field is viewed as typically one for girls, not everybody is as understanding as they could be. But Giovanni runs his own race and Kim, his (girl)friend does get what he is trying to do. When they are alone they chat about the future. Will Giovanni be able to take advantage of Kims support and make it to the Championships?

Zoo Stories

October 2, 2014 ,

Youth drama series for age  4-6 about Appie (6) and Aisia (6). Their father, Luc, works at a Zoo, where Appie and Aisia experience lots of adventures and learn from the animals’ behaviour. They help scoop elephant droppings and feed the seals, but when Luc is busy they like to go off on their own and explore. They see dromedaries pooing, they learn about camouflage of animals, they sees a bear cub cuddling up to its mother, they help shave sheep on the children’s farm, they are impresses by the aquarium and they imitate crocodile’s behaviour by lying completely still. 

I’m a Girl

July 15, 2014 ,

Thirteen-year-old Joppe is a typical adolescent girl. She’s fascinated by boys and make-up. Joppe is constantly in love – currently with Bart. But Joppe has a secret. Joppe used to be called Job. She was born a boy. If Bart agrees to go steady with Joppe, Joppe will have to tell him the truth.

A Dress for Anuschka

July 6, 2014 ,

Nine-year-old Anuschka dreams about having a fantastic dress. Her father is getting married to stepmother Kitty, who has lived in their house for the past two years. But the family has hardly enough money to live on. Their situation is so bad that they have to go to the food bank. Will Anuschka get her bridesmaid’s dress?

Azza

July 6, 2014

Twelve-year-old Azza is caught between two cultures – the liberal culture of her Dutch mother and the strict Islamic culture of her Egyptian father. She goes to an Islamic primary school and after the summer she will be going to grammar school, where hardly anyone wears a headscarf. Will she stay loyal to her father’s culture or will the headscarf go?

Anything goes

May 1, 2014 ,

In this Emmy Kids Award winning short youth drama the viewer meets with Tygo (11). After moving from Brabant to Amsterdam, Tygo gives a class talk about carnival. What starts as a general explanation of the festival, turns into a personal and poignant account.

Just Kids

April 8, 2014 , ,

Every child has the right to a happy life. That is what Just Kids is all about. Convention on the Rights of the Child Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989 entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49.

My Father

August 30, 2013 , ,

In this series we follow nine children, and each of them is living with a father or mother with a special story. We meet with the nine-year-old Marit who shows us what it’s like to have a father (55) who does not recognize her anymore, due to the fact that he suffers from dementia.

Sol LeWitt

May 22, 2013 ,

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was one of the most prominent post-war American artists and is considered a key founder of conceptual art. His art could be described as obsession pushed to the limit of paradox and absurdity: an often simple idea leading to an overwhelming visual and intellectual beauty. To make progress, you need to go back to the essence, he felt.

Flying Anne

April 26, 2013

Anne is 11 years old and acts crazy all day. She has the syndrome of Gilles de la Tourette. In other words, she suffers from obsessive-compulsive behaviour and twitches – 60 seconds a minute. Anne would like to choose her moments of madness herself, but she can’t. Outside the home she’s ashamed, and being inside drives her crazy.

I’m never afraid!

January 27, 2012

Mack’s (8) room is filled with all his motocross trophies. At the age of three, he won his first prize. From that moment on, he was as big a motocross fan as his father and his now deceased grandfather – his hero.

O’Hanlon’s Heroes – A series of discoveries through the 19th Century

December 6, 2011

He was born in the wrong century. Redmond O’Hanlon, the author of bestselling books like Into the heart of Borneo, In trouble again and Congo journey, decides to follow in the footsteps of his heroes: the explorers of the 19th century. The men who left everything behind to discover those blank spots on the map where no one had ever set foot before.

Travelling with O’Hanlon is a highly unpredictable event. Wherever he shows up things seem to change forever. The combination of his vast knowledge, his self mocking nature and his childish desire to go all the way makes following his journeys an often hilarious adventure.

Escaped

February 24, 2010 ,

The true story of a group of women who escaped from the deathmarch in 1945